Associations to the word «Loom»


LOOM, noun. A utensil; tool; a weapon; (usually in compound) an article in general.
LOOM, noun. A frame or machine of wood or other material, in which a weaver forms cloth out of thread; a machine for interweaving yarn or threads into a fabric, as in knitting or lace making.
LOOM, noun. That part of an oar which is near the grip or handle and inboard from the rowlock
LOOM, noun. (dated) loon (bird of order Gaviformes)
LOOM, verb. To impend; to threaten or hang over.
LOOM, verb. To rise and to be eminent; to be elevated or ennobled, in a moral sense.
LOOM BAND, noun. A colourful rubber band, which when woven together can make bracelets
LOOM BANDS, noun. Plural of loom band
LOOM LARGE, verb. (idiomatic) To have a great deal of importance, presence, power, or sway; to be of great significance or concern; by extension, to pose a likely threat or danger.

Dictionary definition

LOOM, noun. A textile machine for weaving yarn into a textile.
LOOM, verb. Come into view indistinctly, often threateningly; "Another air plane loomed into the sky".
LOOM, verb. Appear very large or occupy a commanding position; "The huge sculpture predominates over the fountain"; "Large shadows loomed on the canyon wall".
LOOM, verb. Hang over, as of something threatening, dark, or menacing; "The terrible vision brooded over her all day long".
LOOM, verb. Weave on a loom; "materials loomed in Egypt".

Wise words

Words differently arranged have a different meaning, and meanings differently arranged have different effects.
Blaise Pascal